Columns

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

One of the things I love about Canadians in general is our ability to look in the collective mirror when we need to have a good laugh. That’s why shows such as Air Farce, This Hour has 22 Minutes and … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

I don’t think it would be much of an exaggeration at all to say that just about every Canadian was struck by the horrible event that took place recently in Saskatchewan. I don’t care how tough you may think someone … Continue reading

Tender Baked Roast

Recipe Fall apart, juicy, tender, roast is easy enough to make for an everyday meal but also delicious enough for company. The secret to a tender roast is to seal in the juices first at a high heat in the … Continue reading

A Study In Male Behaviour – Duh!!!

Every time a body washes up on the shores of a country in the Western Hemisphere, I wonder if it’s Kenny. I still have the clipping about Ken’s great adventure from a real newspaper, not the kind that shouts “Elvis … Continue reading

Carol Hughes’ column – New anti-terrorism legislation needs amending

In the lead up to the 2015 election many issues made a compelling case for a change in government.  Among the most prominent was the Anti-Terror Act (C-51).  Although the current government supported the legislation when it was introduced, by … Continue reading

Apple Pie Muffins

Recipe These are terrific muffins! They’re moist, tasty and smell wonderful while baking. These are great to make when you need a large batch of muffins to take to a meeting, serve at a brunch, feed your weekend company or … Continue reading

Trump And Mueller – The Interview Of The Century

Robert Mueller the special counsel assigned to investigate cooperation and collusion between Russian and Don Trump’s 2016 election campaign wants to interview the president. President Trump has been adamant about two things. First he has stated on dozens of occasions … Continue reading

Carol Hughes’ Column – Facebook data breach hits Canada

Most of us use the internet without much concern about our privacy, but the Cambridge Analytica revelations have put that kind of faith in question. At the heart of the scandal is Facebook whose data was improperly used by the … Continue reading

Carol Hughes’ Column

It’s no secret that too many seniors in Canada are struggling to get by. As our population becomes more elderly, the challenges related to this will only grow. That was the reason the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

As regular readers of this column know, I always encourage people to contact my office about the column or any provincial matters of concern. I can tell you with certainty that many constituents take me up on this offer. My … Continue reading